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  • clumpy almond cherry granola

    Clumpy Almond Cherry Granola

    Full disclosure: I am currently coming down from a brief but delicious vacation high. For the last few days, the only thing I had to think about was planning the most efficient routes…

  • the popeye smoothie spinach and avocado

    The Popeye // Avocado and Spinach Smoothie

    I kind of don’t like green smoothies. I mean, they’re fine, but I’m not really excited to drink a kale/cucumber/ginger smoothie. Recently I decided to challenge myself to find the perfect…

  • Breakfast

    Chia Seed Montreal Bagels

    Imagine a world without bagels. You’re picturing a sad, sad world aren’t you? This is the world that Shannon and I lived in as young children in rural Alberta, a place…

  • hole-in-the-middle grilled cheese

    Hole-in-the-Middle Grilled Cheese

    A and I spent Christmas in Toronto with the Rostads (blog reunion!!) and had a super lovely, super chill time. We met the littlest Rostad (Eleanor) for the first time and…

  • apricot walnut quick bread
    Breakfast Desserts

    Apricot Walnut Quick Bread

    Hi, hi, hi! The last two weeks have been a – excuse the clichΓ© – roller coaster of emotions. First I went to Montreal to catch up with my co-workers and…

  • carrot potato fritters
    Breakfast Entrees

    Carrot Potato Fritters

    Three weeks ago we discovered the Ottawa Farmer’s Market and every Sunday morning since then has been devoted to buying vegetables/sampling pierogi. Oh, and eating chocolate chip cookies. You guys! I found the best…

  • sweet potato skillet

    Sweet Potato and Spinach Skillet

    I used to be just like you, waiting in line for 45 minutes on a late Saturday morning to get my fix at the newest neighbourhood brunch spot. Then I became a student…

  • apple cheddar caraway scones

    Apple cheddar caraway scones

    Yesterday was the coldest day of fall so far. Even though it was a balmy 4 degrees by Ottawa standards, A and I immediately went toque shopping after work to protect our…